Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
- another term for bulldog ant
- ‘The first two casualties of the exercise were actually two of the dogs, and we thought one had been bitten by a snake, but it was actually multiple bull ants.’
- ‘I got bitten by a green bull ant, in a very sensitive place.’
- ‘While fossilized specimens reveal that bulldog ants were once widespread across the globe, today they are found only in Australia.’
- ‘I have the patience of a bull ant and cannot stand this waiting business; it's driving me nuts.’
- ‘And once I wrote a memorial to a bull ant having stepped on it and then regretted it.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.